BLEasy Low Energy Bluetooth Bridge For Arduino Shields (video)

Bluetooth Bridge

A new Low Energy Bluetooth bridge for Arduino Shields has been created by Grabo based in Denton Texas, called the BLEasy, which has been designed to provide an “easy-to-use and one-to-many” Bluetooth Energy Bridge for Arduino projects.

The BLEasy board is equipped with two types of models that combined together whilst pairing up. The BLEasy Host connects to the Arduino main board while the BLEasy Slave then connects to your shields, watch the video below to learn more.

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Super Small IMUduino Arduino Leonardo Powered Board (video)

Arduino Leo

Makers, hobbyists and developers that enjoy building projects using the Arduino programming platform using Arduino Leonardo or small development boards, may find a new IMUduino worth more investigation.

The small IMUduino Arduino Leonardo powered board is currently the world’s smallest Arduino Leonardo compatible board that includes integrated wireless motion and orientation sensing technology.

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Apple 1 Computer Sells At Auction For $905,000

Apple 1

Earlier this week one of the very first Apple computers to ever be built, went up for auction in the form of the hand-built Apple 1 that was created by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak way back in 1976 and that started the Apple company we know today.

Originally the Apple 1 was sold to hobbyists and computer enthusiasts for $666.66 and the duo sold roughly 200 units back in 1976. The Apple 1 unit that took to auction earlier this week was part of an order of 50 computers that Steve Wozniak hand assembled for a nearby computer shop.

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Polyes Q1 Liquid Resin 3D Printing Pen Requires No Heat (video)

3D Printing Pen

This week during the Polychrome World event this month, Future Make unveiled its new 3D printing pen to the world in the form of the Polyes Q1 which uses a liquid resin and a photo curable UV process to create the plastic rather than a hot end as with other 3D printing pens.

Whilst using the Polyes Q1 3D printing pen the liquid resin is instantly solidified by exposure to a UV light and requires no heat. Making it much safer for users when compared to other filament extruding pens that can cause burns to the hands and skin.

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Raspberry Pi Touch Screen Unveiled By Eben Upton (video)

Raspberry Pi Touch Screen

During this weeks TechCrunch Disrupt in London Raspberry Pi founder and creator Eben Upton has been onstage unveiling a new Raspberry Pi touch screen which has been created to help makers, developers and hobbyists create “Pi Pads”.

During an interview with TechCrunch’s John Biggs, Upton unveiled the 7 inch VGA capacitive Raspberry Pi touchscreen panel that has been specifically designed to be combined with a Raspberry Pi mini PC to create a fully functional tablet.

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Tiny Neutron X86 Haswell Windows Mini PC Passes Funding Goal (video)


After launching earlier this month the new tiny Windows mini PC that can fit in the palm of your hand called  the Neutron, has now passed its funding goal of $30,000 over on the Kickstarter website, with still 19 days left to run on its campaign.

The tiny pocket sized Windows mini PC has been designed to provide users with a full Windows PC in a tiny footprint that can be equipped with the latest Intel Haswell i3 and i5 processors and supported by up to 16 GB of DDR3 RAM.

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Google USB Security Key Unveiled To Strengthen Your Account Security

Google USB Security Key

In addition to the 2-Step Verification Google has today announced even stronger protection for security sensitive individuals in the form of the Google USB Security Key.

Google users can strengthen the security of their accounts on top of the already implemented 2-Step Verification, that once implemented asks for a verification code from your phone in addition to your password by using the new Security Key.

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EasyTouch Capacitive Touch Sensor Supports Arduino And Raspberry Pi (video)

Capacitive Touch Sensor

Makers and hobbyists that are looking for a capacitive touch sensor for a project, might be interested in a new touch sensor board called the EasyTouch.

The EasyTouch capacitive touch sensor can be used with either the Arduino platform or the Raspberry Pi mini PC using the EasyPlug breakout board if required. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the EasyTouch project and see it in action.

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Toshiba Satellite Radius 11 Convertible Laptop Launches For $330

Toshiba Satellite Radius 11

Toshiba has announced this week that next week consumers and businesses will be able to purchase their new tablet convertible laptop in the form of the Toshiba Satellite Radius 11 which will be available to purchase from October 26th next week for $330.

The Satellite Radius 11 convertible laptop is powered by a Intel Celeron or Pentium processor supported by up to 4GB of RAM and features options for either 32GB of flash storage or a 500GB hard drive.

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Picsima Silicone 3D Printer Unveiled By Fripp Designs (video)

Picsima Silicone 3D Printer

There are plenty of 3D printers that are capable of printing using PLA or ABS filament to create objects, but if you are in the need to create designs from silicone the new Picsima Silicone 3D Printer created by Fripp Designs based in the UK might be worth more investigation.

The Picsima Silicone 3D Printer is capable of printing good quality 3D printed parts that can be stretched and bent without breaking, and can be seen in action after the jump.

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Mac Mini 2014 Teardown Video

Apple-Mac-Mini 2014

Anyone interested in learning more about the new Apple Mac Mini 2014 is sure to be interested in this new teardown video created by iFixit, check out the new teardown and review video after the jump.

Providing more details about what they found and revealing the inner workings of the new mini computer designed to run Apple’s latest OS X Yosemite operating system and following on from the pictures and instructions of the teardown they release earlier today.

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Onyx E InK Smartwatch Prototype Demostrated (video)

E InK Smartwatch

Onyx has unveiled a new E Ink smartwatch they have designed and built this week by showcasing a prototype equipped with a 1.56 inch E Ink display that only requires battery power when the screen is refreshed.

Allowing the display to remain on all the time but still not use any more battery power and offer a much longer battery life than when compared to the range of colour LCD equipped smartwatches currently being unveiled by manufacturers around the world, from the likes of Samsung, LG and Apple to name a few.

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